Handcraft workshop

Skills and practical knowledge is the key to success. Also handcrafting can be considered as a way for integrating and learning practical knowledge and people’s attitude in a foreign country.

Knitting is one of the most popular hobbies for ladies in Latvia. They consider it as a form of meditation, socialising and creativity. Knitting workshop gathered women with various background, locals and newcomers to the society, to introduce each other to their cultures and knitting traditions. Dialogue among the ladies were established, skills, tips and tricks have been shared. The coffee/tea breaks gave the chance to express their interest and impressions regarding knitting and how the outcome of it protects you from the cold weather of Latvia, basically how a sock pair is your ultimate survival kit on those freezing winter nights. Laughs and creativity were on their high picks. The participants commented on how to involve men in this kind of activities.